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How to install the Squid on windows as a service



The first thing you should do about installing the squid proxy service on windows, is downloading the compiled version of the service from the following site:

then you easily extract the whole file in directory with name “c:\squid” and change your directory into c:\squid\etc

Then in etc subdirectory try to configure your squid.conf

next step is  typing squid -z to create all the subdirectory for your caching. inorder to run the following command change your directory into c:\squid\bin

after creating the cache directory, just type squid -i to install the service in the windows.

then you can start your service in the windows services console. (in run menu type services.msc)


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